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Windmill at Ss 491103

A Grade II Listed Building in Petrockstow, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8724 / 50°52'20"N

Longitude: -4.1461 / 4°8'45"W

OS Eastings: 249097

OS Northings: 110292

OS Grid: SS490102

Mapcode National: GBR KM.T7J7

Mapcode Global: FRA 266S.NLB

Plus Code: 9C2QVVC3+XH

Entry Name: Windmill at Ss 491103

Listing Date: 25 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104532

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91023

Location: Petrockstow, Torridge, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Petrockstow

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Petrockstowe St Petrock

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 41 SE
4/49 Windmill at SS 491103
- II
Windmill now derelict and roofless. C18, according to sources. there was a date
stone of "F.B.1756" but no sign of this was visible when the inspection was made
(1987). Squared stone rubble tapering walls. Roofless circular plan with evidence of 2 doorways although only the north-east one is definately original. This has a neavy wooden lintel on the inside and the stonework on the outside suggests that the doorway was originally arcned. Walls extend to approximately 20 - 25-feet high and there are 2 window openings fairly high up.
The mill was formerly used for pumping water to Heanton Satchville (q.v.) in the
adjoining parish of Huish for which a pipeline still exists.
Sources: Windmills of Devon - W Minchinton (1977)

Listing NGR: SS4909710292

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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